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People Meghalaya: Eight MLAs, give from Congress, resign to join NDA ally
Author: 0 Meghalaya: Eight MLAs, give from Congress, resign to join NDA ally

Reducing chief minister Mukul Sangma's government to a minority, five of the Congress' 30 legislators in the north-eastern state resigned on Friday. NPP insiders said that discussions had been on with the Congress MLAs for some time. When asked if he is ready to be the Chief Minister, Tynsong said that the matter depended on the MLAs and if elected MLAs have faith on him, he would have to take the responsibility.

People 2 suspects arrested in NY quadruple homicide, police say
Author: 0 2 suspects arrested in NY quadruple homicide, police say

She wouldn't be involved in anything that would be close to deserving this. She says she last spoke with her sister last week. Tedesco said it is likely that the family was targeted. The new outlet reports that Troy Police Capt. Daniel DeWolf would not discuss details of the crime scene or the cause of death, but law enforcement sources told the Albany Times Union that the victims were bound and their throats were slit.

People Islamic State claims responsibility for Cairo attack
Author: 0 Islamic State claims responsibility for Cairo attack

The American president also emphasized that the United States is committed to defeat terrorism and extremism in all forms. Friday's attack took place as Egyptian Coptic Christians, who make up 10 percent of the country's 93 million population, make preparations to celebrate Christmas on 7 January.

People Berlin Creating 'Safe Zone' For Women During New Year's Eve Party
Author: 0 Berlin Creating 'Safe Zone' For Women During New Year's Eve Party

Hundreds of women were allegedly sexually attacked on New Year's Eve in Cologne, Germany, just two years ago, and this year, German officials are hoping to prevent that from recurring. In December past year, a jihadist used a lorry to murder revellers as they enjoyed a Christmas market in the city. Officers will also benefit from the "eyes" of around a thousand security cameras that have been installed both in and around the square.

People UP: Egypt witnesses sad Friday after Mar Mina church attack
Author: 0 UP: Egypt witnesses sad Friday after Mar Mina church attack

The militants are targeting mainly security personnel and Egypt's Coptic Christian minority. According to the Youm7 newspaper, the security forces are now trying to detain the second attacker, who left the scene riding a motorcycle. The claim was carried by the group's Aamaq news agency. Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population, have long complained of discrimination in the Muslim-majority nation, and say authorities have often failed to protect them from sectarian ...

Author: 0 Police Nab Uber Driver Joyriding In Stolen $250K Ferrari

The officer noted in his report the driver tried to erase a phone number in his phone before the officer confiscated it. Hunkins told police the Ferrari belonged to a friend, however, he was unable to provide a name or number for the alleged acquaintance.

People St Petersburg supermarket blast claimed by IS
Author: 0 St Petersburg supermarket blast claimed by IS

President Vladimir Putin declared on Thursday that the explosion at a supermarket in Russia's second-largest city was a terrorist attack. The power of the unidentified explosive was equivalent to 200 grams of TNT, officials said. "If they returned with good weapons training.", he said. Earlier this month Bortnikov said that at least 4,500 Russians had left the country to fight with "terrorists" in the Middle East, North Africa and other regions.

People All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend
Author: 0 All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend

His assignment that night was to look out for drunk drivers. Newman said both citizens and CHP officers will be facing a hard challenge once recreational pot is legal. "With a lot of these other things you don't know the concentration of cannabis and what your are taking in and your don't know the effect it has", he said.

People Former army chief Constantino Chiwenga sworn in as Zimbabwe's vice-president
Author: 0 Former army chief Constantino Chiwenga sworn in as Zimbabwe's vice-president

Zimbabwe's ousted president will also have a fully staffed private office, bodyguards and chauffeur-driven cars likely to cost the impoverished country tens of thousands of pounds each year. Mugabe, who built a reputation for extensive worldwide travel during his rule, will also be provided with a diplomatic passport. Mugabe will also be entitled to payment of telephone expenses, water and electricity charges.

People Myanmar drops illegal drone charges against journalists
Author: 0 Myanmar drops illegal drone charges against journalists

Singaporean camera operator Lau Hon Meng, Malaysian producer Mok Choy Lin, their Myanmar interpreter Aung Naing Soe, and driver Hla Tin were arrested on October 27 as they worked on a documentary for Turkish Radio and Television Corporation subsidiary TRT World.

People China denies illicit oil sale to North Korea
Author: 0 China denies illicit oil sale to North Korea

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is "very disappointed" in China for allegedly selling oil to North Korea , tweeting that the on-again, off-again Trump ally was "caught red handed" allowing oil to be imported by the rogue regime.

People State Department Releases Huma Abedin Emails From Anthony Weiner's Laptop
Author: 0 State Department Releases Huma Abedin Emails From Anthony Weiner's Laptop

The Daily Mail has identified eight emails containing "confidential" information; the third highest government classification indicates intelligence that "reasonably could be expected to cause damage to national security". Last May, in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the FBI said that based on its investigation, it was reasonable to conclude that most of the Clinton-related emails found on Weiner's laptop occurred as a result of a backup of personal electronic devices, with a ...

People Gunman opens fire in Houston auto fix shop
Author: 0 Gunman opens fire in Houston auto fix shop

Central Time, officers responded to a shooting-in-progress call, police said. The gunmen fired on the two employees, exited the shop and killed himself in a nearby yard. Hours after the shooting, multiple people who said they were also related to that male employee had gathered outside the shop. A relative of one of the victims says his cousin had worked at the shop for more than 20 years and never had any problems.

People Palestinian pain for India
Author: 0 Palestinian pain for India

Walid Abu Ali, Palestine ambassador to Pakistan, made a public appearance at a rally called by Hafiz Saeed , also a key leader of Difa-e-Pakistan Council, a coalition of more than 40 political and religious parties that advocate conservative policies and often targets India.

People Could control of Virginia House come down to an ill-timed bathroom break?
Author: 0 Could control of Virginia House come down to an ill-timed bathroom break?

They say the ballot could've only entered into consideration at the end of a recount - not redetermined the following day. A previously scheduled drawing - called off Wednesday as Simonds sought to toss the race back to the recount court - had attracted national attention as an unusual way to settle a highly consequential election.

People Talaq Bill: Government bid to ensure Rajya Sabha truce
Author: 0 Talaq Bill: Government bid to ensure Rajya Sabha truce

She appealed to Rajya Sabha members to pass the bill unanimously. Earlier in August, in a historic judgement the Supreme Court had ruled that the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims is "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional".

People Thursday weather: Met Office issues severe warning about ice
Author: 0 Thursday weather: Met Office issues severe warning about ice

Elsewhere, three separate status yellow snow/ice warnings were issued by Met √Čireann on Thursday morning, one which will affect Galway, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary until 2pm on Thursday, with the second affecting the entire province of Leinster, as well as Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal until 3am on Friday.

People Meghan Markle has revealed her New Year's resolutions
Author: 0 Meghan Markle has revealed her New Year's resolutions

Reports say the two haven't spoken in many years, yet Samantha routinely speaks about Meghan's personal life and recently changed her last name from Grant back to Markle , her maiden name, in order to be more closely associated with her estranged sister and the royal family.

People Unsafe wind chills likely in St. Louis area into New Year's Day
Author: 0 Unsafe wind chills likely in St. Louis area into New Year's Day

The wind may calm down, but it will still be bitter cold Sunday and Monday. At midnight, temps will be very close to zero in southern areas and below zero elsewhere with frigid wind chills in the double digits below zero. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. We got down to -9 degrees Wednesday morning! "That should be done by New Year's Eve and into New Year's Day ", Williams said.

People Doug Jones officially wins Alabama Senate race
Author: 0 Doug Jones officially wins Alabama Senate race

He's the first Alabama Democrat to win a Senate post in 25 years. Moore has still not conceded the race and continues to argue that voter fraud was prevalent in the election. Moore previously blamed his two ousters from the court on those he said didn't like his push to "acknowledge God" with a Ten Commandments monument and a "politically motivated effort by radical homosexual and transgender groups", who targeted him because of what he called his "outspoken opposition to their immoral ...

People South Korea seizes ship it claims transferred oil to North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea seizes ship it claims transferred oil to North Korea

The vessel, Lighthouse Winmore, transferred refined petroleum products to a North Korean ship in worldwide waters in late October, a foreign ministry official told Reuters . Either way, Trump is using this as an opportunity to present the situation as a failing on China's part, and to put the lack of progress on North Korea on somebody else.

People First snow and now warnings of treacherous ice
Author: 0 First snow and now warnings of treacherous ice

Parts of northern England and Scotland woke up to a blanket of thick snow on Friday after one of the coldest nights of the year. Scotland mostly dry with some clear spells and a frost. Accumulations of up to 10cm (4ins) of snow were predicted in northern England, and up to 15cm (6ins) could fall over higher ground. An RAC spokesman, Rod Dennis, said: "Some northern regions are set to see further snowfall in the early hours making driving conditions very hard, if not impossible where the ...

Author: 0 Brokers Offer Predictions for Bank of America Corp's FY2017 Earnings (BAC)

First Trust Bank Ltd who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $309.69 billion market cap company. 29,054 were accumulated by Btim. Wolverine Asset Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) for 31,760 shares.

Author: 0 What Does The Data Behind Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Suggest?

The Children's Place, Inc. (NYSE:HP) has risen 4.51% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. More interesting news about Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) were released by: Chicagotribune.com and their article: "Selle: With opioid suit, Nerheim takes jab at Abbott Labs" published on December 25, 2017 as well as Benzinga.com's news article titled: "Abbott Laboratories Makes BMO Capital's Top Picks List" with publication date: December 12, 2017.

People Jets announced they have signed Todd Bowles to contract extension
Author: 0 Jets announced they have signed Todd Bowles to contract extension

While they do have their limitations, they have shown to be capable of leading the Jets in the right direction. The announcement came two days before the Jets complete their season at New England. The fact that he hasn't played indicates that the Jets coaching staff doesn't feel is ready or able to be an National Football League starter. "It makes me comfortable and it makes me know who I'm playing for and who I'm playing with".

Author: 0 Barack Obama shouts out Eagles player Chris Long

Creech created Recovery Houston , a volunteer organization that helped clear more than 120 wrecked homes in a single week. "Thirty wedding guests became an organisation of hundreds of volunteers". "He wanted to do more, so he chose to give away an entire season's salary", the former president tweeted in another post. "Relentless, infectious optimism", that doesn't ignore the problems and challenges, but roots itself in the stories of progress, like the three he shared, he wrote.

People Multiple people shot at California business
Author: 0 Multiple people shot at California business

The shooter is no longer a threat, but it was not clear whether he or she was dead or in custody, police said. A third person was shot and is stable at a local hospital, according to the Long Beach mayor, who said this was a workplace shooting.

People Cold weather postpones some Polar Plunge events
Author: 0 Cold weather postpones some Polar Plunge events

Correia II released a statement Thursday announcing that the January 1 polar plunge "has been cancelled due to the risky inclement weather expected for that day" and "will be rescheduled for a future date". 'As disappointing as this is, we would rather err on the side of safety and think cancelling is the right thing for Mr. Weissen to do, ' the mayor and the city's commissioners said in a statement.

People SC lottery: $500 winning tickets arise from error
Author: 0 SC lottery: $500 winning tickets arise from error

This right here was really gonna help me out to buy my house, support my family, put back for college and all of that". It could have paid off my bills. But then, when Coggins went to cash out her tickets, she was told that the tickets were invalid. As you can imagine, that stance isn't popular with those holding winning tickets.

Author: 0 Family identifies Wichita man killed by police in possible 'swatting' prank

She says he was shot through the screen door, which was taken as evidence. Meanwhile, a member of the family identified Finch as the deceased. A Kansas man fatally shot by police Thursday was possibly the victim of " swatting ", a prank where someone calls emergency services about a false ongoing crime so that a large police presence goes to a particular house.

People A timeline of Viswanathan Anand's world titles
Author: 0 A timeline of Viswanathan Anand's world titles

Anand turned 48 a couple of weeks ago and his achievement is even more impressive in a world where Magnus Carlsen took the world title at 23 and players are written off if they don't become a grandmaster by 17. And now in 2017, he has become the victor of World Rapid Chess Championship. In his tweet, Mr Modi said, Mr Anand has proven his mettle time and again and his tenacity inspires the nation.